Eames Consulting

Head of Market Risk

City of London
08 Jan 2019
07 Feb 2019
Antony Williams
Contract Type
Full Time

Eames Consulting are working with a Leading London re-insurer in their search for the Head of Market Risk. This is a very unique experience for a senior professional who is looking to take the next steps in their career.

The role will entail leading a team of professionals in 3 continents in providing risk oversight.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Lead risk reviews and advice on sign-offs
  • Talk to internal and external managers to share market insights and risk assessments
  • Communicate risks and evaluation of mitigation strategies to senior leaders and the Board of Directors
  • Actively liaise with front office and other risk managers who develop risk methodologies relating to market risk factors to ensure proper risk measurement and aggregation
  • Review the risk implications as part of the annual planning process

Knowledge and Experience:

  • 15+ years industry experience
  • Leadership experience running teams and leading cross-functional projects across multiple geographies
  • Investment experience as either a portfolio manager or risk manager.
  • Fundamental investment analysis from both sector and individual investment perspectives
  • Knowledge of the main credit and equity instruments, including derivatives employed in hedging credit and market risks
  • Deep understanding of risk management
  • Experience with employing advanced data visualisation and analysis techniques

Eames Consulting is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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